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Oct 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

No Happy Ending to Racist Song

posted by Randall

Happy Ending

It’s the open secret behind the doors of too many massage parlors.

Happy endings have become synonymous with sex.

Too often its connected to sex trafficking-women lured to America with the promise of a better life, only to be trapped into a life of sexual servitude at a massage parlor while they pay off the … Read more

Blogs

Oct 14, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

A Korean International Student Shares his View of Americans and Plastic Surgery

posted by Randall
Plastic surgery eyes beforeBefore plastic surgery. By People Bios via Wikimedia Creative Commons
Plastic Surgery Eyes After

After plastic surgery by People Bios via Wikimedia Creative Commons

By  Joo Heon Kim

Last week, one of my American friends asked me why plastic surgery was so popular in South Korea. She even complained that some Koreans were making fun of her because she … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 13, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Series Featuring AAPI Actors Off to Good Start

posted by Randall

Fresh Off the Boat

Several television series with Asian Americans in prominent roles either in front of the camera or behind the scenes are off the to a good start in the new fall season, according to information compiled by TV Series Finale.

ABC’sFresh Off the Boat is up nearly 20 percent after its first three episodes … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 11, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Community Reaches Out To DACA Recipients with Mental Health Programs

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Wikimedia

Photo By Rhododendrites

The Asian American community has taken a step to help DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, recipients after the Trump administration announced that the program would be abolished.

According to NBC News, one month after the announcement, the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON) opened up free programs to … Read more

Campus

Oct 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Week of #AAPIAction Underway. Trump’s Intentions Emerging

posted by Louis Chan

White HouseBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The White House Sunday night poured water on hopes that President Trump would make a deal ensuring a path for citizenship  for 700,000 Dreamers.

 

A spokesperson said during a call with the media that they are “not interested in granting citizenship” to current DACA recipients, according to

Vox.  Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 7, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

California Declared a Sanctuary State

posted by Randall

California FlagBy Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

A Continent separates California and Donald Trump in more ways than one.

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill, SB 54, that would make California a sanctuary state, the latest salvo in the ongoing war between the Golden State and the White House.

“These are uncertain times for … Read more

Campus

Oct 6, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Flyers Declare America a “White Nation”

posted by Randall

Vanguard AmericaRacist flyers posted at Weatherford College in Texas have been removed from campus, reports the Weatherford Democrat.

The flyers appear to be the work of Vanguard America, which the Anti-Defamation League describes as a “white supremacist group which opposes multiculturalism.”

“One said America is a white nation among other things,” said Brent Baker, … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Korean Adoptees Push for Right to Citizenship

posted by Olivia Wolf

Adoptee Rights Campaign

By Olivia Wang
AsAmNews Staff Writer

Adoptees are making a big push in the nation’s capitol this week to win a path to citizenship .

The bill, which failed to pass last year after President Donald Trump assumed office, would allow international adoptees who were born before February 28, 1983 to become U.S. citizens.

“We Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 5, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Daniel Dae Kim’s The Good Doctor Gets Full Season Order

posted by Randall

Tamlyn TomitaThe Good Doctor is already working miracles for Daniel Dae Kim.

The actor’s first major project as an executive producer has gotten a full season order from ABC, reports Deadline.

That’s extremely rare after the airing of two episodes. The show based on a Korean drama opened to 5. 5 million viewers in the … Read more

Campus

Oct 5, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Justice Department Investigates Harvard for Discrimination against Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Harvard LibrraryThe Justice Department has confirmed it is investigating Harvard for violation of civil rights in connection with its affirmative action program.

Through the Freedom of Information Act, American Oversight and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law confirmed the review by the Department of Justice.

“This is a deeply troubling revelation that potentially threatens … Read more

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